Himalayas

Our list of articles tagged with "Himalayas."

July 6, 2022

Tiger’s Nest Monastery: An Iconic Site in Bhutan

One of the most iconic sites in Bhutan is Tiger’s Nest Monastery, a breathtaking Buddhist complex clinging to the side of vertiginous cliffs in the foothills of the Himalayas. The gravity-defying temple complex is a highlight of a visit to the Himalayan kingdom, and Artisans of Leisure includes private day excursions to Tiger’s Nest on all of our private Bhutan tours.

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June 21, 2017

Must Stay: Uma Punakha in Bhutan

Bhutan is a wonderful destination for outstanding natural beauty and vibrant, well-preserved Himalayan culture. Among the many beautiful hotels in Bhutan, perhaps none highlights the country’s scenery like the Uma Punakha. The property’s nine rooms and two villas face the breathtaking Punakha Valley, offering stunning views of the Mo Chhu River and the verdant Himalayan […]

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May 19, 2017

Just Back: Nepal

Enjoy these photos from our most recent visit to Nepal, which included the highlights of Kathmandu, the Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara and Chitwan National Park. Artisans of Leisure arranges private, customized luxury Nepal tours.

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December 1, 2016

The Exquisite Crafts of Nepal

Traditional crafts are an important part of daily life in Nepal. They also offer many great options for travelers wanting to collect beautiful objects that directly relate to Nepalese culture. For those interested in shopping, we arrange visits to exclusive boutiques and studios in Kathmandu and elsewhere to browse for exceptional crafts made by Nepalese […]

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November 14, 2014

Just Back: Bhutan

Bhutan is an ideal destination for travelers wanting to experience very traditional culture and explore beautiful valleys in the foothills of the Himalayas. Read more about highlights of our private Bhutan tours.

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October 22, 2014

Hiking in Bhutan

One of the most popular activities that we arrange in Bhutan is private hiking excursions, including day hikes, shorter hikes and scenic walks, and overnight treks. This is a great way to experience the beautiful Himalayan scenery, visit local villages, meet the people, and learn about Bhutanese traditions and beliefs. Artisans of Leisure arrange hikes […]

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September 2, 2008

The Best of Bhutan

Read about our most recent private tour of Bhutan, the deeply traditional Himalayan kingdom known for spectacular landscapes, rich Buddhist culture and the philosophy of Gross National Happiness.

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